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Audi A1 Sportback (2018-) review

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Key features
  • Small
  • Available new
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid
Expert review

The Audi A1 is now in its second generation, and faces a lot stiffer competition from a small hatchback market that is encroaching on its premium-car territory. Is the new A1 well-rounded enough to compete? And is its premium price justified in the face of a raft of excellent competition? Find out below in our expert Audi A1 Sportback review.

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  • What is it?
  • What’s it great at?
  • What’s it like to drive?
  • How reliable is it?
  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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Last checked by Which?

December 2021

First reviewed by Which?

January 2020

Released

December 2018

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  2. 64%
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  3. 85%
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